Make sure the device is turned off and disconnected from the battery charger.
  • Make sure the device is turned off and disconnected from the battery charger.

Remove the rubber pads closer to the air vents and remove the two screws using a P0 screwdriver. Remove all the nine screws from the bottom of the device using a T5  screwdriver. Carefully remove the bottom cover.
  • Remove the rubber pads closer to the air vents and remove the two screws using a P0 screwdriver.

  • Remove all the nine screws from the bottom of the device using a T5 screwdriver.

  • Carefully remove the bottom cover.

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Remove the LVDS cable next to the cooling fan. Remove the LVDS cable next to the cooling fan.
  • Remove the LVDS cable next to the cooling fan.

Remove the three  screws from the hinges using a PH-1 screwdriver. Open  the device at a 90 degree angle to free the hinges. Open  the device at a 90 degree angle to free the hinges.
  • Remove the three screws from the hinges using a PH-1 screwdriver.

  • Open the device at a 90 degree angle to free the hinges.

Remove the screws attached to the cooling fan with a PH-1 screwdriver. Disconnect the wire attaching the cooling fan to the motherboard. Disconnect the wire attaching the cooling fan to the motherboard.
  • Remove the screws attached to the cooling fan with a PH-1 screwdriver.

  • Disconnect the wire attaching the cooling fan to the motherboard.

Gently lift and slide the cooling fan out. Gently lift and slide the cooling fan out.
  • Gently lift and slide the cooling fan out.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Bianka Castaneda

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After the 6 step Would i then just remove the dust on the cooling fan and reassemble after that? or replace the fan as a whole

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